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HPL Summer Reading Program Goes Digital

“Imagine Your Story” with the Huntsville Public Library! The 2020 Texas Summer Reading Program will be virtual to promote social distancing while still encouraging literacy during this time. The Huntsville Public Library has purchased READsquared, a virtual reading program tracker that allows patrons to record their reading on the READsquared ...

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Back to School Bash @ Huntsville Public Library

The Huntsville Public Library will be hosting its annual Back to School Bash Wednesday. The Bash is an annual event where library staff hands out free school supplies to elementary through high school-aged students. The 2020 program will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 5, in the ...

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Curtain Up! Dark Ages Play Lives On The Edge

“Silence” by Moira Buffini, is a play roughly based on the history of the Dark Ages in England. Directed by Penny Hasekoester and presented by Sam Houston State University’s Department of Theatre and Musical Theatre in the Showcase Theatre March 20-23, with an evening performance at 7:30 p.m. and a ...

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Herb Festival in its 8th Year

The Texas Thyme Unit of the Herb Society of America will host its eighth annual Herb Festival from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 30. The free event will be held on the grounds of the historic Wynne Home Arts Center, 1428 Eleventh St., and will be open to ...

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Baseball Heats-Up With Bearkat Country Crawfish Boil

The Sam Houston State University departments of Student Activities and Alumni Relations will team-up to host the annual “Bearkat Country Crawfish Boil” tailgate and block party before the SHSU baseball team faces off against Baylor University on March 19. The event takes place from 5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. followed ...

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Huntsville’s 2nd Bacon and Brew Fest Set for April

by City of Huntsville staff The City of Huntsville Main Street program is hosting the Second Annual Bacon and Brew Fest from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 6, 2019, in downtown Huntsville. The festival is free to attend and will include free bacon, a beer garden, arts and ...

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“The Story of the Sam Houston Chickens” to be Published

Sam Houston Memorial Museum to highlight book created by SHSU students by Emily Binetti, SHSU Sam Houston State University students have written and illustrated a children’s book about the chickens who frequently visit the University’s campus.  Published by Bright Sky Press, the book will roll out with a signing event on May ...

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Musical Production “Pippin” Explores Life Lessons

by Emily Binetti, SHSU Sam Houston State University’s Department of Theatre and Musical Theatre is bringing the hit musical, “Pippin” to the Erica Starr Theatre April 18-21with evening performances at 8:00 p.m. and a Saturday matinee performance at 2:00 p.m.   The show features unforgettable music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, the composer of “Wicked” and book by ...

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Fungus Causing White-Nose Syndrome in Bats Spreads into Central Texas

First Ever Detection in Popular Mexican Free-Tailed Bat The fungus that causes white-nose syndrome (WNS) in bats, detected for the first time in Texas in early 2017 in the Panhandle, has now spread into Central Texas. Though no bat deaths have been attributed to WNS in Texas, the syndrome has ...

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Literary Superstars Shine In Huntsville For National Book Award Festival

by Emily Binetti, SHSU The National Book Awards Festival at Sam Houston State University brings recent National Book Award finalists and winners to Huntsville for several days of literary events that are free and open to the public. This year’s visiting authors to be featured include Jason Reynolds, Danez Smith and ...

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